With Public Allies, you can make a career out of making a difference.
Public Allies New York Recruitment season for the Ally of 2013-2014 has begun! They are looking for diverse people who are at least 17 years of age, and who have at least a high school diploma or GED and are committed to creating social change.
Minimum requirements to be a Public Ally are:
You must be
passionate about social issues, interested in working with a diverse
group of people, and ardent about developing your full leadership
potential. They are looking for potential Allies that are self-directed,
energetic, creative, and resourceful.
Public Allies is a full-time commitment which frequently requires more than 40 hours per week. Allies are discouraged from enrolling in school or working other jobs during the apprenticeship period.
Public Allies New York program provides a stipend of $1,700 per month. In addition, Allies receive health insurance, child care, interest-free student loan deferment and a post-service education award that can be used to pay of past student loans or future education (currently $5,550).
What You Get
If you are selected to be an Ally, you are placed with a local nonprofit organization and participate in a full-time, paid apprenticeship for 10 months. You’ll work at a nonprofit organization and attend regular skill-building and leadership development sessions with your cohort of Allies. You will use your new leadership skills to help make an organization better and connect to the leaders and organizations in your community to help address real issues.
Application process and timeline
Need more information or have question?Contact Dona Badua Tarectecan
Program Manager/Director of Recruitment